The book is composed of SAMHSA’s “National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care: Best Practice Toolkit” and related papers on crisis services. The toolkit reflects relevant clinical and health services research, review of top national program practices and replicable approaches that support best practice implementation. The related papers address key issues relevant to crisis services, […]
Supporting the Whole Student: Promising Practices for College and University Staff to Integrate Mental Health Promotion in the First College Year
The guide draws on Active Minds’ evidence-based Healthy Campus Framework as well as case studies from campuses that have been recognized for their student mental health efforts through the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award. These recommendations will give faculty and staff new tools to create a positive mental health culture on campus and a productive […]
Offers mental health providers information on understanding cultural responsiveness to racial trauma, why it matters, and what to do. This infographic defines racial trauma and cultural responsiveness, shares the effects of racial trauma and discrimination, and offers insight into how racial trauma originated. It also includes information on what mental health providers can do to […]
CA Homeless Youth Project partnered with a team of graduate students from Claremont Graduate University and interviewed 20 current and former community college students who experienced housing insecurity across California. The resulting report, Student Resilience in the Face of Challenges at California’s Community Colleges, examines the many intersecting challenges that these students faced, their needs […]
The Meeting Basic Needs: Campus Planning Toolbox is designed to help administrators, staff, and faculty who are interested or engaged in planning basic needs services for their campus.
The Meeting Basic Needs: Customizable Resource List is intended to help colleges raise awareness about basic needs resources that are available on and off campus.
Basic Needs, Poverty, and Impact on Academic Success describes new data from more than 40,000 California Community College students showing the scale and scope of basic needs challenges in the system.
Earlier this year, SchoolHouse Connection, Youth Villages, and Juvenile Law Center created an editable toolkit for colleges and universities to help inform decisions to support students with experience with homelessness and foster care during COVID-19. As the semester comes to a close and the holidays are quickly approaching, we offer six tips for institutions to […]
Homelessness and Health Data Sharing: Why and How Communities Are Sharing Data to Improve Outcomes for People Experiencing Homelessness
When considering a match between homeless data from an HMIS system and a health care database, it is important to first determine the specific purpose of the match. Communities should limit what they share to specific needs and should always keep the confidentiality and privacy of clients/patients as a top priority. This paper will go […]
The survey findings, which represent the experiences and needs of over 15,000 students, provide us with an understanding of the challenges that students—and in turn, their faculty, administrators, and institutions more broadly—have faced as we now approach a new year of instruction. While these results should not be interpreted to represent perceptions of online learning […]